DC: Might Alexa be a tool to periodically schedule & provide practice tests & distributed practice on content?

From DSC: After seeing the article entitled, “Scientists Are Turning Alexa into an Automated Lab Helper,” I began to wonder…might Alexa be a tool to […]

Project-Based Learning in Online Education

Project-based learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging, and complex […]

As Cell Phones Proliferate in K-12, Schools Search for Smart Policies

Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."

New Ohio Law Focuses on Computer Science, Lets Students Avoid Algebra 2

An Ohio law gives students the right to opt out of Algebra 2 -- a staple of high school math - if they take computer […]

DC: This is what I mean by saying institutions of traditional higher ed aren’t keeping pace w/ the new, exponential pace of change

From DSC: Regarding the article below…why did it take Udacity needing to team up with Infosys to offer this type of program and curriculum? Where […]

Practical Problem Solving

It’s happened to the best of us: you push the power button on the remote and nothing happens. What’s the problem? Does it need new […]

AI Index Report for 2017 — i.e., where are we, as of November 2017, with artificial intelligence?

        Excerpt: Artificial Intelligence has leapt to the forefront of global discourse, garnering increased attention from practitioners, industry leaders, policymakers, and the […]

What To Do If You Have Too Much Content For Your Online Course

“What If I Have Too Much Content?! I have so much content, so much research, so many topics that I could choose from, that I […]

Exciting New Addition to Amazon Prime

For younger readers and those young at heart, If you Give a Mouse a Cookie has joined the hundreds of exciting videos for those who have Amazon […]

The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech [O’Neil]

The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech — from nytimes.com by Cathy O’Neil Excerpt: We need academia to step up to fill in the gaps […]

As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated ‘Microlearning,’ Higher Ed Must Adapt [Gallagher]

As Corporate World Moves Toward Curated ‘Microlearning,’ Higher Ed Must Adapt — from edsurge.com by Sean Gallagher Excerpt: Just outside the walls of the ivory […]

5 important items re: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in Education: Where It’s At, Where It’s Headed — from gettingsmart.com by Cameron Paterson Excerpt: Artificial intelligence is predicted to fundamentally alter the […]